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Down East Wood Ducks to be Part of "Copa de la Diversion" in 2019

September 25, 2018 - ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today revealed an expanded roster of 72 teams set to participate in its "Copa de la DiversiĆ³n," or "Fun Cup," a season-long event series in 2019. The cornerstone of MiLB's U.S. Hispanic/Latino fan engagement initiative, "Copa de la DiversiĆ³n" established an innovative new platform authentically connecting MiLB teams with their diverse communities, embracing the culture and values that resonate most with Hispanics/Latinos nationwi... Full Story

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Down East Wood Ducks Announce 2019 Schedule

September 24, 2018 - Kinston, North Carolina - The Down East Wood Ducks announced the release of their 2019 schedule earlier today. The schedule will include 70 regular season home games and an exhibition game on Monday, April 1st. For the first time in team history, the Wood Ducks will open the regular season at home as the team will kick off the 2019 campaign on Thursday, April 4th when they take on the Carolina Mudcats. Opening Day will begin the longest home stand in team history as the Woodies play their fir... Full Story

Anderson Tejeda Named Carolina League Year-End All-Star

September 13, 2018 - KINSTON, NC - On Wednesday the Carolina League announced its Year-End All-Star roster and awards for the 2018 season. Down East SS Anderson Tejeda was named as an All-Star on the postseason list for the first time in his career. Tejeda, 20, is also one of only three players in the league to be named both a midseason and postseason All-Star (POT RHP Wil Crowe & WIL 2B D.J. Burt). He is also the first Wood Duck to be named to the year-end roster. The Bani, D.R. native finished among the top ... Full Story

Former Wood Duck C.D. Pelham Called up to the Rangers

September 5, 2018 - KINSTON, NC - On Tuesday the Texas Rangers announced the contract purchase of former Wood Duck reliever C.D. Pelham to the 40-man roster. Upon his first appearance in a game, Pelham will make his big league debut. Pelham, 23, was named a Midseason All-Star for the southern division of the Carolina League. He earned the save at the All-Star Classic in Zebulon, NC and tied for the league lead for saves in the first half (11). He was promoted to the Frisco Roughriders before the start of the ... Full Story

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